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Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Algae Power/Condors Vs. Lead Bullets (Episode #316)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Could algae become tomorrow's fuel? QUEST investigates and California condors are making a steady recovery. But a new threat - lead poisoning from old bullets - is slowing progress.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Nature-Deficit Disorder/ Ugo Conti's Spider Boat (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Learn about local efforts to get kids to play outdoors and discover Proteus, a spider-like sea craft that could change ocean travel.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Ice Age Bay Area / Hepatitis C (Episode #406)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape; and learn about recent breakthroughs that may produce a cure for Hepatitis C, the disease that claims more than 10,000 American lives each year

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Born Too Soon: Preterm Births on the Rise/Scary Tsunamis (Episode #314)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Bay Area researchers work to explain the high rate of Pre-term babies in the US, and Is California at risk of being hit by a massive Tsunami? Bay Area researchers investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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